Lectures

Lectures

Visualizing Precarious Lives in “Torn Apart / Separados”

Center for Public Humanities
, Lecture Room

How can digital humanities be used to respond rapidly to humanitarian crises? What are the considerations for undertaking this work with vulnerable communities? This talk examines these questions throughTorn Apart / Separados, a digital humanities project that used data storytelling to respond to the United States’ government’s “zero tolerance” and family separation immigration policies. 

Roopika Risam, Assistant Professor of English at Salem State University.

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Global Mass Incarceration: A Human Rights Crisis

Center for Public Humanities
, Lecture Room

Mass incarceration is not only a problem in the United States. The globalization of mass incarceration presents unique challenges and opportunities for those working to combat the discriminatory practice of locking up certain populations in mass. This talk explores incarceration, genocide, and the U.S. racial history of incarceration during the United Nations International Decade for People of African Descent.

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How to Make the Revolution Irresistible: Everyday Stories at the National Public Housing Museum

Center for Public Humanities
, Lecture Room
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Young Visitors to Shanghai’s New Art Museum

Center for Public Humanities
, Lecture Room

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How To Make Art with People, Places, and Things: Guggenheim Social Practice

Center for Public Humanities
, Lecture Room

What do a Moluccan cockatoo, police officer, and Punjabi TV station have in common when thinking about contemporary art? Framing the social as an artistic medium, Christina Yang provides an overview of how the Guggenheim educators and curators, artists, and activists alike are working together to create new realities within the political imaginary.

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What We Learned: Curating Bears Ears and Drone Warriors

Center for Public Humanities
, Lecture Room, 1st floor

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In the stacks of the livebrary

John Hay Library, second floor Lownes Room 20 Prospect Street

Digital Arts and Humanities Lecture Series, co-sponsored with the University Library, welcomes Professor Jeffrey Schnapp.

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Web 2.0 for Nonprofits

John Nicholas Brown Center 357 Benefit Street

John Speck, principle of Real Advertising and New Commons Strategic Partner

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Tofu: An Ethnographical Portrayal

John Nicholas Brown Center 357 Benefit Street

Chee-Beng Tan, professor of anthopology at Chinese University of Hong Kong

Eating Chinese: Comestibles, Cuisine, Commerce and Culture (LECTURE SERIES)

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The Social Life of American Crayfish in Asia

John Nicholas Brown Center 357 Benefit Street

Sidney Cheung, professor of anthopology at Chinese University of Hong Kong; Wei Ying Wong, Mellon postdoctoral fellow at Connecticut College

Eating Chinese: Comestibles, Cuisine, Commerce and Culture 
(LECTURE SERIES)

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